Making drinking chocolate with a blender isn’t the usual quick and easy method I use, but on occasion it can be great for adding air and thickness to create a rich morning mug. Using a blender is the perfect way to use bars with large inclusions in them as it makes them a smaller amore drinkable hot chocolate.
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Morning Mug ~ Celebration Edition
Are you ready for an over the top morning mug? This is it! Shhh, my birthday is this week and I may have started celebrating early with this drinking chocolate. This is a special occasion drinking chocolate. Party because it needs some extras, but also because it is far more sugary and sweet than my usual go-toContinue reading “Morning Mug ~ Celebration Edition”
Chocolate Basics ~ Where to find good chocolate
Sometimes there isn’t a nearby shop that sells just chocolate. Then what? Here is a list of places you can look for fine and artisan crafted chocolate. Chocolate goes with so many things that specialty shops often stock great bars that you can add to your basket as you shop. Some of my favourite placesContinue reading “Chocolate Basics ~ Where to find good chocolate”
Chocolate Basics ~ Tasting Chocolate
Tasting chocolate, mindfully, with intention. Explore different ways to engage all your senses in a chocolate tasting that lets you really experience bean to bar chocolate.
Chocolate Basics ~ Shopping for Chocolate
Chocolate bar wrappers, or packaging, can tell us so much about the bar inside. Here are some examples of what to look for when shopping for craft chocolate, artisan chocolate and bean to bar chocolate.
DIY ~ Valentine’s Card
Valentine’s day is just over a week away, so it seems fitting to share a DIY Valentine gift so you can share chocolate love. Today I will walk you through how to make a Valentine from old chocolate bar wrappers, and how to melt and mold pieces of chocolate you may have lying around intoContinue reading “DIY ~ Valentine’s Card”
Chocolate Basics ~ Mass Production
What is in your chocolate? Does it taste like chocolate? Do you know where it came from? Things to know about mass production chocolate.
My Chocolate Story
Hi, I’m Cyndi. I am a chocoholic, living in Canada, hence the name for this blog and my business, Canadian Chocoholic. I am fond of the Dictionary.com definition of chocolate that says: chocoholic : a person who is excessively fond of chocolate. Chocolate touches all parts of my life, from my morning mug of drinking/sipping/hotContinue reading “My Chocolate Story”
Let’s talk mornings. I am not a morning person. It took me a long time to embrace my night owl, but I have always been more productive in the latter half of the day, and often that means beginning a big project at 2 or 3 pm. While most folks tend to relax in theContinue reading “Morning Mug”
Hot Chocolate III
Ah, Chocolate. Here we are at part three about hot chocolate. The first two parts focused on making the hot chocolate simply, easily, and so that it tasted delicious. Now we are going to move on to elevating it even more by adding toppings. Finding the right topping for your hot chocolate can make itContinue reading “Hot Chocolate III”